Together through the college process

Together through the college process

With the end of first quarter approaching in early November, school is officially back in full swing. As the community settles into its normal routine, students’ workloads pile up higher and higher. Every year, seniors are forced to quickly adjust to courses and classmates as the endless wave of assessments and homework assignments flood their […]

Deans implement new admissions policy

The deans will enact a new admissions policy starting with the class of 2018 where Single-Choice Early Action applications to Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford will be treated as Early Decision applications. Under this policy, the deans will not allow a student who is accepted to one of the four schools to submit applications to […]

Seniors apply to schools early, reach more than last year

Seniors applied to colleges early action and decision by Nov. 15 in usual numbers, deans said. Roughly 95 percent of seniors applied early to at least one college, including early action schools, Upper School Dean Sharon Cuseo said. “I think there was a coalescing around the usual suspects, the same ten or fifteen colleges,” Cuseo […]

College Board sends scores late, almost misses deadline

The College Board was delayed in sending many seniors’ SAT, SAT Subject Test, and AP exam scores to colleges by Nov. 1, the early application deadline of most colleges, causing extra stress during the college application process. The situation resolved itself as almost all colleges extended their deadlines since the delay was not the students’ […]

88 percent of seniors apply early to college

More students elected to apply early action to more schools than in past years though the number of students applying early decision has not varied greatly, according to Upper School Dean Beth Slattery. The top 10 schools that students applied to the most  were early action except for the University of Pennsylvania. Last year, early […]

Colleges push back early deadlines

More than two dozen colleges extended their Early Action and Early Decision application deadlines in the face of potential East Coast power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy that would prevent students without access to a working computer from submitting their applications. Many of the extensions apply only to students living in areas affected by the storm. “These extensions […]